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Learners analyze the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. They read the background to the Vietnam War and the social, political, and miliary issues surrounding the War and how they affected President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Program. They write an analysis of how the Vietnam War became a scar upon President Johnson's presidency.
Learners explore the impact of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. In this Vietnam lesson, students research the events of the incident and create reports to deliver to Congress and the President in advisory roles. Learners also analyze political cartoons based on the incident and its impact.
The history, context, and ramifications of the Vietnam War are the topics of this lecture, which details the roles of China, England, France, and the U.S. in the conflict. A timeline and map guide viewers through the events of the Vietnam War. They will be enthralled by the growing tension between North and South Vietnam, and the increasing political and military presence of the U.S. It also details the My Lai Massacre, which could prompt a class discussion on the ethics of battle.
Students analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson plan, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war. Students participate in a simulation that requires them to consider how they would react to being called to service in Vietnam.
Students consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. Students also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those how supported the war. Students also examine John Kerry testimony before the foreign relations committee.